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Hess Says Reviewing Timeline for Closing of Chevron Deal

Mar 07, 2024

U.S. oil producer Hess said on Thursday it was reviewing the timeline for closing its merger with Chevron, after oil major Exxon Mobil signaled a potential counter offer for Hess's Guyana assets.Exxon on Wednesday filed a contract arbitration…

Exxon Signals Potential Counter Offer for Hess's Guyana Assets

Mar 06, 2024

Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it filed a contract arbitration claim disputing Hess Corp's proposed sale of its Guyana oil properties, and suggested it may counter Chevron Corp's pending deal for the assets.The arbitration case seeks to…

Talos Concludes Acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy and Its Deepwater Oil Assets

Mar 05, 2024

Talos Energy has completed the acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration and production company with ownership in several prolific offshore fields.After completing the acquisition, Talos has approximately 183.0 million shares of common stock outstanding…

Viaro Energy Grows North Sea Oil and Gas Portfolio

Feb 29, 2024

UK-based oil and gas company Viaro Energy has acquired full working interest in License P.2593 in the West of Shetland, which includes the Tuck gas discovery and the Boulmer prospect, along with several other prospects and leads in the area…

Vaalco Plans Baobab FPSO Upgrade Following Svenska Petroleum Acquisition

Feb 29, 2024

U.S. based oil and gas company Vaalco has entered a sales and purchase agreement to acquire Svenska Petroleum Exploration, including its non-operated interest in the producing deepwater Baobab field offshore Ivory Coast, for the gross amount of $66…

N-O-S Consolidates Ops in UK

Feb 16, 2024

Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S), part of Northern Offshore Group (N-O-G), has integrated Mareel within the company as N-O-S Ltd, simultaneously adding its 16 crew transfer vessels (CTV) to the fleet.The move marks an important step toward…

OEG Acquires Dutch Marine Services Company

Feb 16, 2024

OEG Energy Group has completed the acquisition of Marine Coordination Services (MSC), a provider of marine coordination and offshore project services based in the Netherlands, for an undisclosed consideration.MCS will join the OEG Renewables division…

Jadestone Energy Increases Stake in CWLH Oil Fields Offshore Australia

Feb 14, 2024

Asia-pacific focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has completed the acquisition of a non-operated 16.67% working interest in the Cossack, Wanaea, Lambert, and Hermes (CWLH) oil fields development, offshore Western Australia, from Japan Australia LNG (MIMI)…

Jadestone Eyes Woodside’s Macedon and Pyrenees Fields Offshore Australia

Feb 13, 2024

Asia Pacific-focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has confirmed its participation in the bid process for the proposed sale of Woodside’s interest in the Macedon and Greater Pyrenees projects offshore Western Australia.The bid process…

Expro Bolsters Well Construction and Intervention Offer with Coretrax Buy

Feb 13, 2024

Oilfield services provider Expro has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire well integrity and production optimization company Coretrax from an investment group led by Buckthorn Partners for $210 million.Subject to customary closing conditions and working capital adjustments…

Woodside Energy, Santos End Talks on $52 Billion Merger

Feb 06, 2024

Australia's Woodside Energy and Santos said on Wednesday they had ended talks to create a possible A$80 billion ($52 billion) global oil and gas giant.Woodside, which is more than twice as large as Santos in terms of market value and revenue…

Longboat Energy Concludes Purchase of Its First Producing Assets

Feb 01, 2024

Longboat JAPEX Norge, a joint venture of Longboat Energy and Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX), has completed the acquisition of interests in producing fields offshore Norway.Longboat Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company with activities in Norway and Malaysia…

TotalEnergies Picks Up OMV’s Upstream Gas Assets in Malaysia

Feb 01, 2024

French energy major TotalEnergies has has signed an agreement with Austria’s OMV to acquire its 50% interest in Malaysian independent gas producer and operator SapuraOMV Upstream for $903 million.The transaction includeds the transfer of a $350 million loan granted by OMV to SapuraOMV…

Vår Energi and Eni Wrap Up Neptune Energy Acquisition

Feb 01, 2024

Italy’s Eni and its majority-owned Vår Energi have completed the acquisition of Neptune Energy and its entire portfolio of oil and gas assets, except the company’s business in Germany.Vår Energi completed the acquisition of Neptune Energy Norge along with its Norwegian oil and gas assets…

Nebula Energy Acquires Majority Stake in AG&P LNG for $300M

Jan 31, 2024

Nebula Energy, a U.S.-based asset management company focused on liquefied natural gas (LNG), has acquired majority stake in AG&P LNG for $300 million.With operational headquarters in the UAE, AG&P LNG will now operate as an independent subsidiary of Nebula Energy with key offices in UAE…

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